Olympic National Forest officials have closed a popular Washington trail due to hikers’ reports of menacing mountain goats, according to reports.
Stephanie Neil, recreation manager for the Hood Canal Ranger District of Olympic National Forest, told the Peninsula Daily News that in the last two weeks rangers had received a number of reports of goats coming within 10 feet of hikers on Mount Ellinor.
“Nobody has been hurt by the goats. [...]
Times of India
July 1, 2012
NEW DELHI: For the first time in many years, the country’s elite counter-terror force NSG has decided to pull out its over 900 commandos rendering VIP security duties and put them to perform specialist counter-terror and counter-hijack operations.
The ‘black cat’ commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) are segregated into five units, two Special Action Groups (SAGs) manned by officers and jawans from the Army and [...]
Attack … lion killed woman
A WOMAN has been eaten by a lion after it escaped from a game reserve in Kenya.
Martha Nduta was said to have been attacked in her own home, and dragged from the property on Friday.
Officials, who searched the area in the Nyahururu district for her, found only a human skull and a few scraps of bone.
Relatives identified the tragic 58-year-old’s body from the [...]
Former president George W. Bush narrowly missed being hit by a foul ball at last nights’ Rangers-White Sox game. – Source